37, cours Xavier Arnozan
33000 Bordeaux – France
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Serra Ferdinandea WHITE



Designation SICILIA DOC
Vineyard Size --
Soil type The surface has a dark layer with considerable teeming organic substances, followed by deep layers of limestone mixed with rocks and sand, silt and clay. The terrains are light or dark brown based on the presence of organic substances, and they are resistant to summer drought.
Vine varieties 50% Grillo, 50% Sauvignon Blanc
Planting density Grillo 5,050 vines per hectare; Sauvignon Blanc 5,050 vines per hectare
Average vine age --
Vine growing conditions --
Pruning method Espalier; guyot pruning
Grape harvesting Grillo 25th-28th September; Sauvignon Blanc 30th-31st August
Vinification The grapes are harvested by hand in bins that are refrigerated overnight in a cold room until they drop to 12°C; the next morning they are selected by hand on a sorting table and sent whole to a soft press. The free run must obtained is sent to steel vats for two weeks’ cold settling and stirred daily. At the end, it is poured into tonneaux, steel and oak barrels for fermentation (25% steels; 60% barrels; 15% barriques and tonneaux). The wine is aged in oak wood for 9 months, of which 50% in large 35.25 hl barrels and 50% in 5 hl tonneaux.
Maturing --